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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Enceladus' tortured north polar craters

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Enceladus' tortured north polar craters Cassini spied this tight trio of craters as it approached Saturn's icy moon Enceladus for a close flyby of its high northern latitudes on October 14, 2015. The craters are, from the bottom: Dunyazad, Shahrazad, and al-Haddar. They are sliced through by thin fractures. The image was taken at a distance of approximately 10,000 kilometers from Enceladus. Image scale is 60 meters per pixel.

NASA / JPL / SSI

Original image data dated on or about October 14, 2015.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

 

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